Bachelor of Business (Finance) (Hons)

Finance involves the study of financial decision-making under uncertainty, which has applications in many fields including banking, financial consulting and planning, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking and treasury.

Overview

Finance is concerned with the study of financial instruments, institutions, markets and systems. It involves the study of financial decision-making under uncertainty, which has applications in many fields including banking, financial consulting and planning, funds management, merchant banking, stockbroking and treasury.

This programme provides rigorous training in the theory and applications of finance. The programme involves a core in mainstream finance supplemented with studies in related quantitative techniques and methodologies, economics and management.

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will understand:

  • how corporations make financial decisions
  • how individual investors select and manage their investment opportunities and portfolios
  • the intricacies of derivative securities
  • the management of the financial services industry

Intakes
Jan, Feb, May, Aug, Oct*

*Not available to students seeking credit exemptions

Duration
3 years 

Location
Damansara Heights & Subang Bestari

Indicative Total Fees 
including Application Fee, Registration Fee, Resources Fee (Full) and Tuition Fee (Full) RM 79,050

Course Code
JPT/BPP(U) (R2/0412/6/0121) (A5951) 10/24

Why study Bachelor of Business (Finance) (Hons) at HELP?

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting is distinguished for the quality of its academic staff and the depth of its programmes and its close links with the industry.

  • More than 40% of our lecturers have doctoral degrees in their specialised fields and most of our lecturers have more than 10 years of teaching experience at HELP University and substantial corporate work experience.

  • The Industry Advisory Board ensures that the Business programmes offered by the faculty are relevant and meet the expectation of the industry.

  • Our students have won various competitions such as CPA AustraliaKMPG Case Competition, CIMB ASEAN Stock Challenge, Maybank Go Ahead. Challenge, EY Young Tax Professional of the Year, OSK Stock Market Challenge and many others.

  • Recognition accorded by world class universities, and accreditation from professional bodies

Programme Overview

Structure
Entry Requirements
Transfer Options
Career Pathways

These are the subjects by year and electives.

  • Programme Details

    • 3-year honours programme
    • 31 subjects including a graduation project
    • 14 weeks for full semester; 7 weeks for half semester
  • Seminar (Career Skills)

  • Seminars covering the following areas will be conducted and all students are required to attend. Although these seminars do not count as credits towards graduation, all HELP graduates must be trained in the following essential skills:

    • Resolving Conflicts
    • Negotiation
    • Interpersonal Dynamics
    • Team Building
  • Year 1

  • 9 COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

    • ACC101 Financial Accounting 1
    • ACC103 Management Accounting 1
    • ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics
    • ECO102 Principles of Macroeconomics
    • ITC101 Information Technology for Business
    • LAW101 Business Law
    • MGT101 Principles of Management
    • MKT101 Principles of Marketing
    • QBM101 Business Statistics
  • Year 2 & 3

  • FINANCE (15 COMPULSORY SUBJECTS)

    • ACC203 Financial Accounting 2
    • ECO202 Macroeconomic Analysis
    • FIN202 Financial Management
    • FIN203 Financial Institutions, Instruments & Markets
    • FIN204 Investment Analysis & Decision Making
    • FIN205 Wealth Management
    • FIN302 Analysis of Equity & Fixed Income Investments
    • FIN304 Global Financial Management (with usage of Bloomberg embedded into the subject)
    • FIN305 Strategic Issues in Financial Management
    • FIN306 Derivative Securities & Risk Management
    • FIN307 Portfolio Management (with usage of Bloomberg embedded into the subject)
    • HRM201 Managing Human Resources
    • MGT203 Business Research
    • MGT212 Business Analytics for Decision Making
    • MGT400 Graduation Project

    And choose 3 electives of 4-credit value from any Year 2 or Year 3 subjects (1 of them must be a Year 3 subject)

    Electives (Partial List)

    • ACC202 Financial Reporting
    • ACC291 Islamic Bank Management
    • ACC302 Corporate Accounting
    • BIP300 Business Internship Programme
    • BKG301 Comparative Banking Structure
    • ECO203 International Economics
    • FIN206 Introduction to Technical Analysis and Trading
    • FIN207 Mergers and Acquisitions
    • FIN208 Introduction to Financial Technology
    • LAW201 Company Law
    • LAW305 International Business Law
    • MGT204 Asian Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    • MGT205 Asian Business Environment
    • MGT300 Managing People Across Cultures
    • MGT303 Corporate Policy & Strategy
    • MGT304 Strategic International Business Management
    • MGT305 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
    • QBM202 Applied Analytics in Business and Economics
  • MPU

  • 4 COMPULSORY MPU SUBJECTS MPU1 (CHOOSE 2 SUBJECTS)

    • MPU3183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
    • MPU3193 Falsafah dan Isu Semasa
    • MPU3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International students)

    MPU2 / MPU3

      • MPU3213 Bahasa Kebangsaan A***
      • MPU3373 A*Gen Careers in Malaysia & Beyond

    *** For Malaysian students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu

    MPU4 (CHOOSE 1)

    • MPU3412 Co-curriculum – Sports 2
    • MPU3432 Co-curriculum – Event Management 2
  • Assessment

  • MOST SUBJECTS FOLLOW THE ASSESSMENT PATTERN BELOW:

    Continuous assessment – 40%
    Final assessment – 60%

  • Entry Requirements

  • Any one of the following:

    • Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent
      Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00**
    • Diploma in Finance, Banking, Insurance or related field (Level 4, MQF)
      Minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00
    • STPM or its equivalent
      Minimum Grade C+ (GP 2.33) in any two subjects**
    • Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)
      Minimum grade of Jayyid (good)**
    • A-Level
      2 passes
    • Senior Middle 3 (UEC)
      5 B’s***
    • CPU
      5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
    • Australian Matriculation Programmes
      University Aggregate of 50% or ATAR score of at least 50 for various programmes
    • Equivalent qualification

    **The stated qualifications must be supported with a credit in Mathematics and a pass in English at SPM level. This requirement can be waived should the qualification contains Mathematics and/or English subject(s) with equivalent/higher achievement.
    ***Please refer to the Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting on the Mathematics and English requirement.

  • English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.0 (international students) or equivalent international English Language qualification

HELP University has strong partnerships with many international universities. Our links extend to universities in Australia, UK, Ireland and New Zealand. Our bachelor’s degree students have the flexibility to plan for a 1+2 or 2+1 arrangements with many high-ranking universities that have collaborations with HELP University while our diploma students can plan for a 2+2 or 2+1 1⁄2 or even a 2+ 1⁄2+ 1 or 2+1+1 arrangements.

 
  • Australia / New Zealand

  • UK / US / Ireland

Here are the career pathways for graduates who complete the Bachelor of Business (Finance) (Hons) programme. The graduates can further their studies and do a postgraduate degree to further unlock more career pathways.

  • Possible Career Pathways

    • Finance
    • Financial Analyst
    • Actuary
    • Banker
    • Investment Banker
    • Broker
    • Investment Analyst
    • Asset Management
    • Accountant
    • Insurance
    • Financial Advisor
    • Corporate Finance
    • Economist
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Credit Analyst
    • Private Equity
    • Business Manager
    • Economist